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Dance: Dance on Film

Recomended databases, e-journals, and resources on dance.

Dance in Video

Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, modern and improvisational dance by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. offers high-quality videos of full-length performances by some of today's most provocative artists working in dance, theater, music and other forms that defy categorization.

American Ballet Theatre Ballet Dictionary

A unique interactive resource designed to bring dance to the Web and make it accessible to everyone. Dover Publications has graciously allowed the use of 170 terms from the Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet, which are then demonstrated by ABT Company dancers.  Resource contains both pictures and filmed clips. 

Dance Videos in the UW Libraries

Most of the dance media collection is housed in the Media Center in Suzzallo Library although the Bothell Campus Library has a rich collection of modern dance videos and DVDs.